7 South Indian Actors With Political Backgrounds


After establishing the TVK, well-known Indian actor Vijay made his official political debut in Tamil Nadu.


A multi-talented actor joined politics in 2018 when he founded the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) political party.

Kamal Haasan

As a politician, J Jayalalithaa was extremely successful. After giving up performing, she joined the party with the help of actor MG Ramachandran.


The megastar Chiranjeevi entered the political scene in 2008 when he founded the Praja Rajyam party in Andhra Pradesh.


MGR was the undisputed political leader of Tamil Nadu. His tenure as the state's CM lasted from 1977 till his passing in 1987.

MG Ramachandran

One of the most prominent politicians in the area is Power Star Pawan Kalyan, who entered the political scene in 2008. His political organization, the Jana Sena party, was founded.

Pawan Kalyan

Renowned Indian actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, also known as NTR, led United Andhra Pradesh as chief minister for seven years.